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Fischer-Random. Chess960. Chess 9LX. There are 960 different possible starting positions and almost as many names for the increasingly popular… Read More »
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Editor's note: This article has been updated on Friday, February 9, with 16 more games featuring key matches from Divisions II and III, including… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week, we continue our series of puzzles from Tata Steel 2024 with an in-depth look into a number of the lone American's games in the Challengers… Read More »
Woodward
13-year-old Andy Woodward earned his third and final GM norm in Saudi Arabia with his 6/9 performance at the Jeddah Chess Festival’s Young Masters… Read More »
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A quartet of norms were earned over Martin Luther King Jr. Day in New York. Earning a GM norm, in particular, is never easy, but FM Brewington… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This week, we continue our series on the 2023 World Rapid and Blitz and Women's World Rapid and Blitz championships, with a particular focus on… Read More »
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Editor's note: This story first appeared in the January 2024 issue of Chess Life Magazine. Consider becoming a US Chess member for more content like… Read More »
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A number of high-profile tournaments took place around Christmastime both domestically and internationally. Between the holidays and coverage of FIDE… Read More »
Wednesday Workout
This month's Wednesday Workout will highlight a number of games played at the 2023 FIDE World Rapid and Blitz and Women's Rapid and Blitz… Read More »
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